Bridgewater

Raymond A. Robie, Jr.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Bridgewater, Vt. — Raymond A. Robie, Jr. lost his two year battle with cancer at his home on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016. He was a fighter right to the end. Ray was born in Franklin, N.H. on Jan. 8, 1961, the son of the late Raymond A. Robie and Patricia A. Robie. Ray worked heavy construction for over 30 years and was employed by several companies including Pike Inc., Park Construction, L.K. Ladd, & Coleman Co. His expertise operating skills as an excavator earned him great praise in the heavy equipment industry. Ray loved the outdoors, loved cooking and barbecuing and spending time with friends and family. He enjoyed all Boston sports teams and enjoyed …

Local Roundup: Locals Split CVC Cross Country Ski Titles

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Strafford — The Lebanon High boys and Hanover High girls came home with Connecticut Valley Conference cross country skiing championships on Tuesday without the benefit of celebrating an individual victory. Instead, the Raiders and Marauders did a good job of packing their best skiers high up on the finish list to record their …

Local Roundup: Hanover’s Hartman Joins 200-Point Club

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Exeter, n.h. — If Matti Hartman was going to become the second member of the Hanover High girls hockey program’s career 200-point club, at least she wasn’t going to make people wait for the moment to pass. The senior center had a goal and two assists before Monday night’s date with Exeter High …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women, Men Take Relays

Monday, January 11, 2016

Hanover — Some things never change, at least from the perspective of the Dartmouth College track and field teams. Scoring more than half of their points from eight events, the Big Green women won their sixth consecutive Dartmouth Relays title and their 10th since 2003 at Leverone Field …

Barnard Man Conserves Acreage

Sunday, January 10, 2016

Barnard — A Barnard man has donated an 83-acre conservation easement on Smith Hill Road to the Vermont Land Trust. The forestland, owned by Marty Bell, is within the Chateauguay No-Town Project area, a local conservation initiative that aims to keep the “sparsely inhabited and relatively road-free region …

Ball Control Works for Hartford Girls

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Woodstock — The Hartford High girls basketball team used a new approach to earn a similar result against Woodstock on Tuesday night. Deliberately slowing to help mitigate turnover issues that plagued them during a recent losing streak, the …

Local Roundup: Whitcomb-Rochester’s LaPerle Good for a Grand

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Bethel — Whitcomb-Rochester’s cooperative girls basketball program decided to change the venue of Monday’s game with Websterville Baptist from Rochester High to Whitcomb High for a reason. Hornet senior Lindsey LaPerle, a Whitcomb student, was five points away …

New Year’s Bash: Undefeated Woodstock Captures Holiday Tourney Title

Friday, January 1, 2016

White River Junction — The second time around, the Woodstock High boys hockey team didn’t need last-second magic to get the better of rival Hartford. Old-fashioned hard work got the job done. Junior Luc Issa notched the game-winning …

It’s Canes-Wasps for Title: Hartford, Woodstock Dominate Tourney Openers

Wednesday, December 30, 2015

White River Junction — Individual efforts ran the show Wednesday night at Wendell A. Barwood Arena as Woodstock forward Luc Issa and Hartford goaltender Richie Morrill carried their respective teams to victories and a spot in the championship …

Big Rally Sends Yellowjackets Past Wasps

Tuesday, December 29, 2015

Woodstock — Down by 13 points to Woodstock in the third quarter, the Windsor High boys basketball team rallied to defeat the Wasps in overtime, 67-62, on Monday night before a packed house at Dailey Gym. Yellowjacket senior Michael Bradley had a monster game with 29 points, including …

College Notes: Ex-Upper Valley Stars Filled Field Hockey Rosters

Friday, December 25, 2015

Let’s start off with the fall season: Field Hockey Bryant was 3-16 but freshman midfielder Emily Perryman (Lebanon) started every game and had five goals, two of which were deciding tallies during Bulldog victories. She added three assists. …

Local & Regional Briefs: Wednesday, Dec. 16

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Regional Commission Has Support For Town on Clean Water Rules Woodstock — With a grant from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation, the Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission has launched an effort to assist municipalities in meeting the requirements of the Vermont Clean Water Act, according to a press …

Wasps Are Flying High: Woodstock Girls Make Amazing Turnaround

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Woodstock — Heather Blanchard was in tears as the realization of what had just happened hit her. The 2-hour bus ride home was worse — a mixture of joyous elation and humility of knowing all too well the …